The Points of Light Conference kicks off the evening of Tuesday, June 11, with our Welcome Reception at 6 p.m CDT. Learn more about full conference sessions and view the detailed agenda with workshops and breakout sessions.

1/4 Mile from Conference Location

Hilton Americas-Houston

Booking Deadline extended to May 29, 2024 | Conference Rate: $279/night

A premier event destination in downtown Houston, this hotel is connected to the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis Houston via skywalk. Enjoy your favorite cocktail and views of the glittering skyline. Relax at the spa, and enjoy the infinity pool, hot tub and fitness center. WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas 77010

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Conference Location

Marriott Marquis Houston

No Further Availability in the Conference Room Block

Immerse yourself in modern accommodations, culinary delights and ultimate relaxation with the wide array of on-site amenities. Experience the extraordinary Altitude Rooftop & Pool Deck, boasting a Texas-shaped lazy river, infinity pool and dining, unwind at the lavish spa and wellness center or indulge in a culinary journey with diverse on-site dining options.

Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, Texas 77010

Local Discounts

Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers

Friday, June 14 | 7 P.m.

Minute Maid Stadium, Section 106

Get your discounted tickets to a fantastic matchup between the home team, the Houston Astros, and the Detroit Tigers. There will be no shortage of action and excitement. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just looking for a fun outing, this game is sure to deliver an unforgettable experience. Discounted seating in section 106, $73 per ticket. Purchase here.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

June 11 – June 14 | During MUSEUM HOURS

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is among the 10 largest art museums in the United States, with an encyclopedic collection of more than 65,000 works of art. The main campus comprises the Audrey Jones Beck Building; the Caroline Wiess Law Building; the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden; the Glassell School of Art; The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza; and the BBVA Compass Roof Garden. The MFAH has two cafés, a repertory cinema, two libraries and two nearby house museums for decorative arts: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and Rienzi. Happy Hour Thursday (5 – 8 p.m.) is one of the museum’s free public programs. Happy Hour Thursday is the place to be! Meet your friends at the MFAH for the best night of the week. Explore the campus, visit the galleries, and get a drink at the bar (accepts credit cards only). Show your badge for a 20% discount.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Tuesday, June 11 | 11 a.m. – noon

Tour the IAH Airfield (named after our 41st President) with IAH Airside Operations, including exclusive access to the taxiways and an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting equipment demonstration. Attendees are welcome to take photos of these areas rarely seen up close by the public! A group photo-op will also be provided! Sign up here.

The Holocaust Museum, Houston

June 11 – June 14 | During MUSEUM HOURS

The Holocaust Museum Houston, located in Houston, Texas, is a memorial and educational institution dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust. It features exhibits, artifacts, and testimonies that document the history of the Holocaust, with a focus on the experiences of survivors and the lessons to be learned from this tragic period in history. The museum aims to educate visitors about the consequences of prejudice, hatred and genocide, promoting tolerance, understanding and human rights. Conference attendees receive a 10% discount when you purchase here.

Freedman’s Town & Culture Experience

June 11 or June 12 | 10 – 11 a.m.

Join the Harriett’s History Box tour which highlights stories of how Black and African Americans shaped Houston’s, Fourth Ward. This walking tour will help bring to life genuine African American history and culture in Freedmen’s Town, one of Houston’s oldest and most important Black neighborhoods

Participants will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the rich legacy of our ancestors and walk on the same iconic paved brick streets. The paved brick streets allow generations to connect and serves as an anchor to our community, making Freedmen’s Town an outstanding designation. Conference attendees receive a 10% discount when you purchase here.